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The Center for African Studies coordinates an interdisciplinary program in African Studies for undergraduate and graduate students, which seeks to enrich understanding of the interactions among the diverse factors that shape African societies.

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A Virtual Year in Review

The Center for African Studies Annual Report (20-21) is out now!   Click the button below to read about our past year online 



CAS Annual Lecture Book List

Looking for a great book to read this summer? Ellah Wakatama, author and Editor-at-Large for Canongate Books spoke at the CAS Centering Africa annual lecture this year, introducing many to a fantastic list of African authors, sharing New Names. Check out this article to read the book list, published by Brittle Paper.